About Warthog

Warthogs are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance. These sturdy hogs are not among the world's most aesthetically pleasing animals—their large, flat heads are covered with "warts," which are actually protective bumps. Warthogs also sport four sharp tusks. They are mostly bald, but they do have some sparse hair and a thicker mane on their backs.

Fun Facts 

Common Name: Warthog

Scientific Name: Phacochoerus africanus

Type: Mammals

Diet:  Herbivores

Group Name: Sounder

Average Life Span In The Wild: 15 years

Size: Height at shoulder, 30 in

Weight: 120 to 250 lbs


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